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Colorado Academic Standards - Personal Financial Literacy Resource Bank


Teaching the Personal Financial Literacy expectations embedded within the Colorado Academic Standards is supported through a wide array of free instructional resources. This webpage lists classroom resources for K-12, educator professional development, scholarship opportunities for students, and instructional tools for teaching personal finance. If you are an educator in Colorado and have suggestions for a great free resource please email Tory Tripp. For additional opportunities please check Professional Development.


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Foundation for Teaching Economics Professional Development

Professional development opportunities for economics and personal finance education by the Foundation for Teaching Economics. Many sessions offer stipends and/or graduate credit.

Type of Resource:

  • Professional Development


  • Economics
  • Personal Finance


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Professional Development

Each program format provides methodological and content instruction. Participants learn to incorporate activity-based lessons into their economics classes and also add to their expertise in the field. In addition to micro-and macro-economics, programs also covered a variety of applied economic topics, such as economic history, international trade, and the environment.

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